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Coding club designs sexual assault survivor help app

By Leah Nicolini | April 11, 2016

An NIU-built sexual assault help app will be released in the fall and Safe Passage expects the app to reduce the 6,500 calls it received on its 24-hour hotline in 2015.Four students from Tech Bark, an NIU coding club, teamed up with Kristen Myers, director...

The Masks We Wear

By Anandh Raj | November 5, 2015

Freshman sociology major Marissa Cavazos shows the mask she completed at “The Masks We Wear” workshop conducted by the Center for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality on Wednesday at Reavis Hall. Masks and art supplies were provided for participants...

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